West Island

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West Island
12°10.621'S, 096°49.559'E Chart icon.png
lat=-12.17702 | lon=96.82599 | zoom=12 | y

West Island is south west of Home Island, West Island is the capital of Cocos Keeling although it is the least populated of the islands (less than 150 people). It houses the Government Buildings and the airport, plus the Resource Centre which has the only ATM on the islands.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


It is advisable to follow the channel markers when moving between Home Island and Direction Island . There are numerous shallow areas and coral outcrops along the route.


Anchor where convinient.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

  • The Cocos Club - is located next to the airport


Water Fresh water is available
Electricity N/A (Not Available)
Toilets At the Cocos Club
Showers ?
Laundry N/A
Garbage N/A, take it with you
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas N/A
Chandlers N/A
Repairs N/A
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals N/A


Duty free alcohol and takeaways are available at the Cocos Club.

Eating out

Club 'food nights' are advertised on the blackboard in the Cocos Club and all visitors are welcome.


List transportation (local and/or international.)


List places of interest, tours, etc.


Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)



See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


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